Christiana Molldrem Harkulich - Presenting at International Conference

Graduate Student Christiana Molldrem Harkulich is attending the international conference, "Pocahontas and After: Historical culture and transatlantic encounters, 1617-2017" at the Institute of Historical Research (University of London) and The British Library.

2017 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of Pocahontas.  There are numerous commemorative activities planned on both sides of the Atlantic for this Native American "princess" who has left an enduring legacy among Indignous, local, national, and international communities.

This conference uses Pocahontas' visit to England and her death and burial in Kent as the starting point to explore the continuing interest in Pocahontas as a subject of study.  The conference will take place over three days, March 16-18, 2017 with Christiana presenting on Thursday, March 16.

Christiana paper entitled, Giving Voice to Pocahontas in the 1990s: Decolonial dramaturgy in
Native American women’s playwriting,
is highlighted under the panel discussion Decolonial Approaches.